Construction Management Software Insights

Leveraging construction project management software to improve capital construction projects and other industry insights

Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 11:45am
Posted By: Ashley G
This week, Mike Francisco, AVP of Construction Finance at HCA Healthcare joined us to discuss how the organization is using dashboards for executive reporting of capital budget at the program and project level. The term “dashboard” originates from the automobile dashboard where drivers monitor the...
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 3:00pm
Posted By: Ashley G
Poor cost management is one of the top reasons for delays and overruns on capital projects—in large part because owners and project teams rely on tools, processes and workflows that are disconnected for tracking project budgets and changes. This disconnected approach affects data integrity, creates...
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 5:00pm
Posted By: Joe Eberly
For blogging’s sake, let’s say I may have listened to a discussion between a Capital Program Manager and an e-Builder Sales Engineer.  Hypothetically, it was a conversation about our ability to archive project data out of e-Builder Enterprise on a monthly basis. Perhaps it could have sounded...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 11:15am
Posted By: Ashley G
Onvia recently put out a list of the Top 10 hotspots for state and local government contracts and amongst the list is the growth of Geographical Information System (GIS) technology. To compile the list, Onvia reviewed 458 industries, analyzed 1 million bids and RFPs, and reviewed 200 million...
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 9:30am
Posted By: Vicki S
It is common practice for many construction companies and owners to try to ensure a capital project meets an agreed on budget by simply padding the bid. However, simply setting aside extra funds to meet unexpected costs is a risky and imprecise way to ensure you hit your target goals. The best way...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 3:45pm
Posted By: Ashley G
e-Builder recently conducted a survey of its owner database of more than 4,500 healthcare executives working in design, construction, engineering, finance and administrative functions with the goal of learning more about the current and future state of healthcare construction. We also wanted to...
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 3:30pm
Posted By: Ashley G
KPMG recently conducted its 2015 Global Construction Survey in which the survey takes into how organizations are gaining confidence in hitting schedule, budget and quality targets, and the challenges owners face as they “seek to climb the maturity curve.” KPMG surveyed over 100 senior executives...
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 2:15pm
Posted By: Joe Eberly
Introducing a project tracking concept like ‘integrated cost and process management’ into an organization can seem complicated and intimidating, but the chances are good that you are already doing a form of it today. The concept simply means that the cost tracking and business workflow processes...
Monday, June 8, 2015 - 4:45pm
Posted By: Jon Antevy
It’s hard to believe how much technology has evolved over the past 20 years. And e-Builder knows all too well because the company has been at the forefront of technology in the construction industry for 20 years now. When I first founded this company in 1995, most organizations we met with couldn’t...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 12:00pm
Posted By: Ashley G
In Part 1 of our Interoperability blog series, we covered the first 2 things you need to know to develop your organizations interoperabilty approach. In this blog, we cover the next steps to ensure success. Step 3: Focus on the process. Integrating systems can go wrong quickly. Conflicting needs,...

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